Currituck County Mainland
Currituck County: A Community Beloved for Its Rural Character
The community is considered the northernmost county in North Carolina. The Currituck Sound borders the eastern side of the mainland and on the southern end, the Albemarle sound is on the western side. The mainland portion of Currituck County has maintained its' rural character and there are numerous working farms in the area. One can find wonderful locally grown produce during the summer months at the many produce stands throughout the county. With Currituck being the northern gateway to the Outer Banks, the weekends are busy with many vacationers traveling through the area. Currituck is home to several golf courses that are often part of an Outer Banks vacation and well loved by the locals.
A Little Background on this Outer Banks Community
The rich and fertile land of Currituck and the plentiful seafood available from the sound, is what drew early settlers to the area, both characteristics that exist in the county today. Currituck was also a favorite destination for wealthy northerners that had a passion for waterfowl hunting. In fact, the name "Currituck" is derived from a Native American term meaning "Land of the Wild Goose."
Currituck Real Estate for Sale
Over the years, portions of the county have developed and one can find anything from full scale communities with upscale amenities to a single home on a large lot or parcel of land, and everything in between. The northern portion of the county is the most developed due to the proximity to the Tidewater area of Virginia and numerous families have moved to this part of the county and commute to their jobs in the Tidewater area. For anyone looking for a little less hustle and bustle than living on the Outer Banks, or in the urban area of Virginia to the north, the Currituck mainland is worth a closer look.
So contact me, Denice Tappero, today to learn more about what it's like to live in the state's northernmost county - and also to inquire about available Currituck County listings for sale. I would love to help you realize your Outer Banks home buying dream!